Alberta RCMP Major Crimes to investigate suspicious death on Saddle Lake Cree

June 29, 2021
Saddle Lake Cree Nation, Alberta

News release

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes' investigation into the homicide of a 25-year-old male, Francis Primeau, from Saddle Lake Cree Nation, who was found deceased on a driveway on Saddle Lake Cree Nation on June 7, 2021, has resulted in an arrest and charges.

On June 25, 2021, Alberta RCMP Major Crimes charged a 34-year-old male of Saddle Lake Cree Nation with Second Degree Murder. Following a judicial hearing, the 34-year-old male was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on July 8, 2021.

It is believed this incident was targeted.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further details will be provided.

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Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

Backgrounder

rcmp-grc.ca/91793

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